On Tuesday, the Health Minister has published the report, which stated that Spain had surpassed the benchmark of 90,000 deaths due to the COVID-19 pandemic. According to that, since the pandemic had emerged in the country, over 90,000 people have succumbed to the deadly virus.
As per the reports of the Health Ministry, a total of 202 people have lost their lives due to the pandemic between Friday and Monday. So, with these new fatalities, the death toll of the country now stands at 90,136.
Further, Spain has reported a total of 292,394 people have been infected with the deadly viral infection over the 72 hours, i.e. from Friday to Monday. Now, with the emerging of these new cases of the COVID-19 pandemic, the toll of the confirmed cases rose to 7,457,300.
On the other hand, the 14-day incidence of the virus climbed 267.2 cases to 2,989.47 cases per 100,000 inhabitants.
In November and December 2020, the admission of patients due to the COVID-19 pandemic was at its peak in Spain, but the new hospital admissions have nonetheless remained below that peak, and it was stood at 700. On November 16, 2020, and for nearly a month, a total of 33,497 people were hospitalised due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Further, the rate of people who have occupied the intensive care beds due to infection from the deadly virus called COVID-19 is increasing, and now its climbed to 23.58 per cent. On the other hand, 13.4 people who occupied these beds are suffering from the deadly virus.
Meanwhile, Prime Minister of Spain Pedro Sanchez informed that to reduce the hospitalization of patients infected with COVID-19, the government would buy 344,000 doses of the Pfizer anti-viral drug. He also mentioned the reason, which stated that the hospitalization of patients could be reduced by 88 per cent with the administering of the Pfizer vaccine against the deadly virus.